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CMS Proposes Rule to Advance Health Equity, Improve Access to Care, and Promote Competition and Transparency

Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center Proposed Rule Proposes Payment Policies for Rural Emergency Hospitals and Behavioral Health Services The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing actions …

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CDC: New changes coming in May! NHSN Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Cumulative Summary Forms will be Revised

What are the main changes? Simplifications COVID-19 vaccination data will no longer be reported by vaccine manufacturer for questions on primary vaccine series and additional/booster doses. Questions on vaccine supply …

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Listening Sessions for Feedback on a Refresh of the CMS Rural Health Strategy

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Rural Health Council is hosting public, virtual listening sessions to ensure the CMS Rural Health Strategy reflects the needs and priorities of …

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A Conversation with HHS Women Leaders to Celebrate Women’s History Month; HHS Releases Fact Sheet Celebrating Women’s History Month

To honor Women’s History Month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs (IEA) invites you to watch a live-stream of “A Conversation with …

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Webinar December 7, 2021, Adopting LTC “Best Practices” & Addressing CMS Deficiencies by KEEN-CDC

December 7, 2021 Presented by the Kentucky Enduring Education & Care Network for Collaborative Dementia Care (KEEN-CDC) and using a series of anonymous Certified Nursing Facilities (CNF) examples and scenarios, …

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Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Technical Assistance Center for American Indian and Alaska Native programs from CMS

The Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Technical Assistance Center guides American Indian and Alaska Native programs in planning and implementing programs to care for their elders and people with disabilities. …

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Sept. 17 Call with CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and her Leadership Team on their First 100 Days

September 17, 2021 12:30 – 1:00 pm EST You are invited to join the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS), Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, and her leadership team, …

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Get Vaccinated During National Immunization Awareness Month

This August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) is recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month and encouraging you to get vaccinated to protect yourself …

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Health Equity Updates: August Newsletter

View the latest hospital health equity news, events, and tools to support your efforts in eliminating health care disparities within your health system and communities. What’s inside? America’s Health Rankings …

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Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Among Direct Service Workers

Thursday, July 1, 3-4:30PM ET Please join the Administration on Community Living (ACL) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for a webinar on Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Among …

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June 15-July 8: We Can Do This COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Toolkit Webinars

Join CMS for our We Can Do This COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Toolkit Webinars The HHS We Can Do This campaign is a national initiative working hand in hand with trusted …

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Biden Administration Continues Efforts to Increase Vaccinations By Bolstering Payments for At-Home COVID-19 Vaccinations for Medicare Beneficiaries

Action Could Impact as many as 1.6 Million People with Medicare As part of President Biden’s commitment to increasing access to vaccinations, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) …

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